According to Healthline.com dance is beneficial in multiple ways:
There’s something about grooving to the sound of music that seems to take all of our cares away.
Maybe it’s the rhythm of your favorite tunes or the heart-pumping workout that gets you up and off the couch. Or perhaps it’s the challenge of mastering the more complicated moves that brings you so much joy.
Regardless of your reasons, one thing’s for sure: The physical, mental, and emotional health benefits of dancing are endless.
Benefits of dance
Whether you’re 80 years young or 8 years old, engaging in physical activities that involve dance changes you.
From better physical and mental health to a boost in emotional and social well-being, moving your body to the sound of music can transform your life.
Dance is exercise, so the physical benefits of dancing will be similar to that of other cardio activities.
1. Improves cardiovascular health
2. Improves balance and strength
3. Gentle on your body
4. Boosts cognitive performance
5. Challenges your brain
6. Is inclusive
7. Can be a social activity
8. Helps boost your mood
Benefits for kids
Movement and rhythm comes naturally to kids, and when you get a child involved in regular dance classes, the benefits only get better.
Not only does dance allow kids to get their energy out, it’s also a great (and often safe) way for them to express themselves.
Broadway dancer, choreographer, and dance fitness instructor Joseph Corella says the artistic side of dance gives kids the opportunity to learn to speak another language: the language of movement.
Dance training also teaches kids that diligent work pays off.